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copper engine part
2015-04-23 12:06:58

NASA engineers experimenting with additive manufacturing have took their efforts to the next level earlier this week by 3D-printing the first-ever, full-scale copper rocket engine part.

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2015-04-11 12:05:10

We know you've thought about it. Is it possible to use your farts to push you through space? The answer is yes - theoretically.

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2015-04-11 09:35:32

NASA has always been cool. But did you know they were THIS cool? They are hosting their 15th annual Student Rocket Launch this weekend, and it's going to be a blast!

2015-04-10 23:01:40

Rocket Pure reports the release of their new natural foot and shoe deodorizing

2015-04-07 23:08:37

Rocket Pure announces release of new natural anti-chafe balm stick.

2015-04-06 12:20:57

Team America Rocketry Challenge announces top 100 teams competing in national championship ARLINGTON, Va., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 600 students across the

2015-03-31 00:20:21

OSAKA, Japan, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Special Movie of Rocket Launch released on YouTube - On March 7, the Candy Rocket Project Committee, organized by Japanese confectionery

2015-02-27 23:14:15

Rocket Builders Names Top Technology Companies To the “Ready to Rocket” lists for 13th Consecutive Year to Highlight Companies with Highest Growth Potential Vancouver,

northern lights
2015-01-16 15:39:39

Over the next few weeks, NASA will be launching rockets into the famed Northern Lights in Alaska. We've never wanted to watch something more in our lives.


Latest Rocket Reference Libraries

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2012-03-10 09:17:29

Challenger launched from Kennedy Space Center on January 28, 1986 at 11:38 AM EST and blew up 1 minute and 13 seconds later as a result of launch malfunctions. The shuttle was lost with all seven crew members. The Challenger disaster shook the confidence of the entire nation. As a personal note, this writer was in Mrs. Cook’s sixth grade class in Abilene, Texas. I was already an avid fan of the space program at that time. Most of us were. The class was watching this particular launch...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.